Amy Spingola

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Small Space Living: 5 Craft Storage Secrets for Small Homes

So you love to craft but don't think you have enough room in your home to store the necessary supplies? Even if you don't have an entire room …

Small Spaces

10 Surprising Things You Can Clean in Your Dishwasher

The things you didn't know you could put in the dishwasher.<p>Your dishwasher has been holding out on you. Sure, "dishes" are in the name, but this machine can clean so much more.<p><b>1. Kitchen exhaust filter</b>Avoid getting messy, gunky oil buildup on your filter by cleaning it in the dishwasher once a …

How To Hang A Mirror

The right mirror can make a room brighter, more beautiful, or simply more utilitarian. Either way, it starts with the right installation. Here's how to hang a mirror and get it just right<p>What piece of furniture or decor can do as much as a mirror? It makes small rooms bigger, dark rooms lighter, …

The ONE Quick Change That Will Transform Your Dining Room

Interior Design

8 Jaw-Dropping Furniture Makeovers

Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs specialize in the restoration of vintage and antique furniture. Here, we take a look at some of the cherished pieces they've given new life.<p>Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs …

Furniture

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

How to Get Rid of Stuff: 5 Tricks for Making the Task Easier

Want to do some decluttering this weekend? Or trying to get closer to a more minimal lifestyle every weekend? Many of us struggle with getting rid of …

Minimalism

Modern Kiev Apartment Designed for a Flourishing Young Family

Ukrainian studio Ivan Yurima Architects designed an inspiring modern apartment in Kiev, where a family can bond together in comfort and elegance. …

LeBron James's $17 Million Miami Mansion is For Sale

The basketball star is moving to Cleveland. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p><i>Photos: Getty Images; Opulence International Realty</i><p>Since he's leaving the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James doesn't need his Miami mansion anymore. The basketball player recently put his …

Seven More Uses for the Clear Shoebox

Earlier this year, we shared this one minute tip, from professional organizer Jeni Aron, about five things you can do with a clear shoebox. These …

Cleaning

6 Things to Try When A Room Just Isn't Coming Together

(Image credit: Julia Brenner)<p>If you've ever had a room hovering at "almost there," you know how frustrating of a situation it can be. The room …

Doodling

Paint Finishes: What to Choose From, When to Use Them

(Image credit: Laure Joliet for Jonathan's "What I Did Last Summer" Rental on a Budget)<p>When picking a paint, the hue certainly stands out as the main …

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Entryways That Will Stop You In Your Tracks

Make the first thing guests see spectacular. Scroll below for visual inspiration.<p><b>Ready to revamp your entryway? Tell us what you would do below!</b>

10 Things To Never EVER Do Before You Start A Renovation

A pro contractor and kitchen designer weigh in on what you should absolutely NOT do before starting the remodeling process<p>"There's no such thing," says Stephen Fanuka, a high-end contractor who's worked alongside designers from Jacques Grange to Thom Filicia. "Painting and tiling and brickwork …

11 Spectacular Rooms from Around the World

Spaces in France, Morocco, and more.<p>From a natural, open-air porch in Kenya to a glamorous Moroccan bathroom, these inspiring spaces have global style.

How To Refresh Your Living Room In 9 Steps

Ever tempted to snoop around your neighbors' house and change a few things up? Well... Dolley Levan Frearson had this rare opportunity when a family on her block called upon her (and her colleagues at Houston-based decor mecca High Fashion Home) to revamp the entry and front living room of their …

Join Us! The Style Cure Starts TODAY: Refresh a Room for the Holidays

I was thrilled to participate and the encouragement and solidarity really helped me finish! -Taylor de Sa (Fresh Coat of Paint)<p>Feeling a part of a …

8 of the Coziest Nooks We've Ever Seen (and How to Recreate Them at Home)

Spaces to be snuggled into.<p>Even in the grandest houses, we're inevitably drawn to the smallest rooms: they're the coziest. In big rooms, guess where we head? To the coziest spots, the nooks and niches that are like rooms within rooms — their own intimate little worlds. Look around: There's bound to …

Table of Contents: Genius Storage Solutions

It’s a proven formula: Having a place for everything = order + sanity. That’s why everyone has plans/hopes/dreams of someday getting organized. <i>We</i> …

Wonderful & Fun Storage Cubbies: Ideas & Inspiration

From the craft rooms to the nurseries, every nook and cranny of your home needs to be organized, especially as the family grows and your space …